Historical Research

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Edited By: Professor Lawrence Goldman

Online ISSN: 1468-2281

Health in History: A Special Multimedia Virtual Issue

Health in History: A Special Multimedia Virtual Issue

This Special Multimedia Virtual Issue from Historical Research was produced in conjunction with the Anglo-American Conference of Historians 2011, based on the theme of Health in History.

The issue features podcasts of lectures from the conference, along with key articles from past issues of Historical Research, the journal of the Institute of Historical Research.

The National Health Service in Scotland, 1947–74: Scottish or British?
John Stewart

Plenary Lecture: Going global: thoughts on the ambitions of medical historyMonica Green Plenary Lecture
Monica Green

The Effect of the Black Death on the Parish Priests of the medieval Diocese of Coventry and Lichfield
R. A. Davies

Health care in the Georgian household of Sir William and Lady Hannah East
R. Michael James

Plenary Lecture: The medicalisation of poverty: India, 1870-1960David Arnold Plenary Lecture
David Arnold
DiscussionDavid Arnold Plenary Discussion

Body and Soul: Bible Nurses and the Poor in Victorian London
F. K. Prochaska

Reframing disease: changing perceptions of tuberculosis in England and Wales, 1938–70
Anne Hardy

A Clinical Reassessment of the 'Insanity' of George III and Some of its Historical Implications
Ida Macalpine and Richard Hunter

Medicine, public health and the media in Britain from the nineteen-fifties to the nineteen-seventies
Virginia Berridge

Plenary Lecture: Pain and the politics of sympathy, 1789 to the presentJoanna Bourke Plenary Lecture
Joanna Bourke
DiscussionJoanna Bourke Plenary Discussion

Plenary Lecture: Can women be healthy? The early history of gynecologyHelen King Plenary Lecture
Helen King
DiscussionHelen King Plenary Discussion

All podcasts from the Anglo-American Conference of Historians 2011 are available on the IHR website.